Barb's Picks

What's Hot This Week?

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    This Week's Picks...

    Want to see what's hot at Walters Gardens? Check out Barb's Perennial Picks of the Week! This photo flyer shows a select group of perennials that are looking great this week. Don't miss out on these hot items! To view a current availability, click the link below.

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    Bedazzled Series

    An excellent combination of early blooming and unique flower shape. Bedazzled Phlox bloom a week earlier than typical P. subulata varieties and have deeply notched petals. Strong but not aggressive growers.

    Spreads: Moderately; will spread slowly the first few years in the landscape.

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    Phlox subulata (Creeping Phlox)

    A favorite of the spring blooming garden. Creeping Phlox have long been one of the most reliable perennials for early season color and have been appreciated as a vigorous groundcover and for cold tolerance.

    Spreads: Aggressively; will actively fill the space it is planted in.

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    MOUNTAINSIDE™ Collection

    Unlike P. subulata that can easily overtake your garden, MOUNTAINSIDE™ Phlox are more refined spreaders and more compressed to the ground. These also bloom 1-2 weeks ahead of P. subulata, depending on spring weather.

    Spreads: Slowly; has a low, compressed habit that will not overwhelm garden spaces.

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    Rocky Road Series

    A series with alpine origins, Rocky Road Phlox grow naturally on slopes and are used to low moisture, well-drained soils. Compared to P. subulata, members of this series have a more compressed growth habit, spread more slowly in the landscape and bloom slightly later.

    Spreads: Moderately; will spread slowly the first few years in the landscape.

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    SPRING BLING™ Collection

    One of the earliest Phlox series to bloom with exceptionally large flowers. SPRING BLING™ Phlox form more of a mounding habit the first two years in the ground; mature plants will spread more in the garden.

    Spreads: Moderately; will spread slowly the first few years in the landscape.

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    Sprite Series

    Blooming a week or so later than P. subulata, this Series serves as an excellent bridge from spring to summer gardens. This is also the most shade tolerant series we offer and will do well in light shade.

    Spreads: Slowly; has a low, mounding habit that will not take over garden spaces.

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